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Heh. Sorry if I misled y'all.

So I took a bunch of screenshots in the BIOS, but I can't find them. Any idea where they should be?
They are on your USB flash drive.
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Nope. Not there. It wouldn't recognize my flash drive so I saved it somewhere that said f48 or something like that. When I go back into the BIOS, I'll try again.

Is there a way of saving the BIOS settings to a txt file or something instead of having to save a bunch of pictures?
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Nope. Not there. It wouldn't recognize my flash drive so I saved it somewhere that said f48 or something like that. When I go back into the BIOS, I'll try again.

Is there a way of saving the BIOS settings to a txt file or something instead of having to save a bunch of pictures?
No.

I don't know how you saved them to somewhere other than the USB flash drive because my motherboard is very stubborn: I can only save to a USB flash drive. You either got skillz or hax.
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lol "I CAll HAx"
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post #116 of 132
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Master haxor here. Couldn't even figure out how to overclock a sandy bridge processor. >.<

Alright. It looks like that Offset is good. I'll monitor it for the next few days and make changes as necessary.

@TwoCables: The idle voltage is still a problem. The only thing it seems that C1, C3, and C6 changed was how often the voltage jumps between 1V and .968V. It seems stable at idle, and I don't mind it being undervolted.

As for the RAM? Should I set the timings, then up the frequency to 1600MHz? I shouldn't need to up the voltage because it is rated for 1.5V, right?

Obviously, I'll need to run another stress test. I did Memtest a few weeks ago, and that was good, so I know that the memory is good. What should I use to stress the RAM?
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post #117 of 132
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Master haxor here. Couldn't even figure out how to overclock a sandy bridge processor. >.<

Alright. It looks like that Offset is good. I'll monitor it for the next few days and make changes as necessary.

@TwoCables: The idle voltage is still a problem. The only thing it seems that C1, C3, and C6 changed was how often the voltage jumps between 1V and .968V. It seems stable at idle, and I don't mind it being undervolted.

As for the RAM? Should I set the timings, then up the frequency to 1600MHz? I shouldn't need to up the voltage because it is rated for 1.5V, right?

Obviously, I'll need to run another stress test. I did Memtest a few weeks ago, and that was good, so I know that the memory is good. What should I use to stress the RAM?
Please forgive me, but you don't "up" the voltage, you either "raise" it or you "increase" it. I mean, come on my friend... do you "down" your voltage when you lower it?

Anyway, now that I've gotten that out of my chest hair (oh what the....), I seriously recommend disabling C3 and C6 because otherwise you will eventually have BSODs while idling due to that extremely low voltage.

As for memory: use the settings you find in this part of your copy of CPU-Z:

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Please forgive me, but you don't "up" the voltage, you either "raise" it or you "increase" it. I mean, come on my friend... do you "down" your voltage when you lower it?
Right. I knew that. In all honesty though, I always hit the up and down arrows to change the voltage; but then I realize that I should use the plus and minus signs. The life of an absent-minded physics major...

I disabled the C1E option (I think that's what it is called). Should I re-enable that?
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post #119 of 132
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Right. I knew that. In all honesty though, I always hit the up and down arrows to change the voltage; but then I realize that I should use the plus and minus signs. The life of an absent-minded physics major...
Sometimes, I like to Page Up my voltage, but other times I like to Plus it. tehehe


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I disabled the C1E option (I think that's what it is called). Should I re-enable that?
Absolutely. Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology and CPU C1E should be enabled, and both CPU C3 Report and CPU C6 Report should be disabled.

To clarify for anyone else who is reading: disabling C3 and C6 is for when using an Offset voltage.
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Hey, sorry to thread jack, but @ twocables. When I run offset with C3 and C6 disabled, I can NOT boot windows @ 5.0ghz. When I enable them both, I can. Reasoning?
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